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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 641

    A MAHOGANY STOOL

    OF GEORGE II STYLE, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MAHOGANY STOOL
    OF GEORGE II STYLE, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular padded seat covered in petit point and gros point later floral needlework, on cabriole legs headed by C-scrolls and foliage, on hairy paw feet
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 27 in. (68.5 cm.) wide; 23 in. (58 cm.) deep


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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    James Thursby Pelham, Esq., by 1923 and by descent.


    Saleroom Notice

    This stool should be catalogued as:
    'A MAHOGANY STOOL
    OF GEORGE II STYLE, PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY'
    and not as stated in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF JAMES THURSBY PELHAM
    (LOTS 630-644)


    Literature

    J. Thursby Pelham's Album.
    O. Brackett, 'Mr Thursby Pelham's Collection of English Furniture-IV', Country Life, 7 April 1923, p. lxii, fig. 7.
    P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1924, vol. III, p. 171, fig. 44 (illustrated in first edition only).
    O. Brackett, An Encyclopaedia of English Furniture, London, 1927, p. 207.